We were pleased to welcome Arti Mehta, Lecturer in Classics at Howard University, for our Open House discussion on Aesop.
To prepare for the discussion, participants might like to read Mehta’s handout and article:
- “Aesop and Fable: A God of Small Things,” handout: [Word | PDF]
- “Fox and Jackal: The Individual Against the Collective” (online in Classics@ 12: “Comparative Approaches to India and Greece”).
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Arti Mehta (Ph.D. Indiana University, Classics) studies ancient fables and popular literature through the medium of folklore, rhetoric and literary criticism. She is currently in the process of turning her dissertation, “How Do Fables Teach? The World of the Fable in Greece, India and Rome” into a book. She teaches ancient languages and literatures at Howard University.